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чувак  [choo-VAK] (masculine noun) – dude, man, guy

А кто этот чувак? Ты его раньше здесь видел? = Who is that guy? Have you seen him here before?

У тебя что, чувак, совсем крыша поехала? =  Dude, are you nuts?

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прошлый - last (30th July 2011)

прошлый [PROSH-liy] (adjective) – last

В прошлом году мы ездили в США. = Last year we went to the USA.

Где ты был на прошлой неделе? = Where were you last week?


"Прошлый" is usually used in time expression. In other cases you usually use "последний". Он был последним в очереди. = He was the last person in the line (queue).


Some expressions with "прошлый":

в прошлом году = last year

в прошлом месяце = last month

на прошлой неделе = last week

в прошлую субботу = last Saturday

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